Bead & Tapestry Cuffs

Claudia Chase
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  • In-depth Instruction; over 304 mins
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  • Available for purchase: $39.99
Meet your instructor, Claudia Chase, as she previews what you'll learn in this class.
Claudia Chase explains three looms: the Mirrix bead and tapestry loom, the Cricket rigid-heddle loom and a handmade frame loom.
Claudia discusses the materials you'll need and how to set up each loom. Then get started with a simple bracelet using silk thread and beads.
Elegant gold thread and beads lend a new twist to the beautiful, classic affinity bracelet.
Expand your skills as Claudia introduces two beautiful variations on the affinity bracelet that feature larger beads.
Expand your skills on the Mirrix loom as you weave with wire, adding in beautiful beads along the way.
Claudia uses the Cricket loom to create the no warp ends bracelet in wire.
Set up and weave the tapestry cuff on the Cricket rigid-heddle loom.
The tapestry cuff is explored, this time on the Mirrix loom.
Take your weaving skills farther as Claudia shows you several more variations for the tapestry cuff bracelet, including how to make wavy lines, hatching and even a checker board.
Take your cuff from loom to wearable art as you learn to apply the cuff fabric to a metal backing.
Learn how to make a version of the affinity bracelet using handmade Columbian clay beads in this bonus lesson.
12 Lessons
5  hrs 4  mins

If you’ve admired Claudia Chase’s unique beaded tapestry jewelry on Craftsy or in Beadwork, Handwoven and Spin-Off magazines, here’s the class you’ve been waiting for! Claudia helps new weavers and beaders take the plunge, and shows experienced crafters how to integrate the two techniques for one-of-a-kind results. These addictive designs whip up in as little as 45 minutes and make the perfect handmade gift. Cotton or silk, clay or crystals – try something new and sign up for Bead & Tapestry Cuffs today!

Claudia Chase

Claudia Chase started weaving as a little girl and now specializes in techniques that integrate beadwork with woven designs for jewelry, accessories and more. Her designs have been seen in many popular beading and weaving magazines. Claudia's creative journey has taken her from artist to entrepreneur, and from her floor loom in Wisconsin to the floor of the New Hampshire state legislature, where she served from 2004 to 2010.


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